Wednesday's Calendar

September 13, 2011
  • WEDNESDAY: The Newport Public Library will stage “Talk Like a Pirate Day” at its Balboa Peninsula branch, 100 E. Balboa Blvd. The show — featuring entertainment and pirate talk by Christopher Yates, as well as crafts and refreshments — begins at 3:30 p.m. For information, call (949) 717-3800, option 2, or go to
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UCI Breakfast Forum

Inside Edge presents an organization networking and breakfast meeting at the University Club on the campus of UC Irvine. Breakfast is from 6:30 to 7 a.m. and meeting is from 7 to 8:45 a.m. First-time guests pay $35. For reservations and more information, go to

Pilates by Ando

Arthur D. Ando, a physical therapist and Pilates expert, will give a workshop on "The five-step functional approach," as part of Orange Coast College's fifth annual Pilates Guest Speaker series. The workshop is from 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. in the OCC Art Center, Room 148, Orange Coast College, 2701 Fairview Road. The event is free to OCC students and $20 for others, or $85 for all five workshops, which go through Nov. 9. For tickets, call (714) 432-5880 or go to

Connect with Grandparents

Advocates For Grandparent Grandchild Connection, a nonprofit organization that addresses grandparent visitation issues, meets at 3 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month in Room 3 or the OASIS Senior Center, 801 Narcissus Ave., Corona del Mar. For more information, visit


Sunset Jazz

The Sunset Jazz series at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa presents the Judy Roberts-Greg Fishman Quartet. The shows will be performed at 6 and 7:30 p.m. in the Rose Garden of the hotel, at 900 Newport Center Drive. Tickets are $15, $20 or $30. For more information, visit

Speak Up Newport

Orange County Supervisor John Moorlach will headline the monthly Speak Up Newport meeting with a talk, "Orange County: A Model During a Period of Municipal Meltdown." The program, which is from 6 to 7 p.m., will follow a reception from 5:30 to 6 p.m, at the Newport Beach Yacht Club, 1099 Bayside Drive. There will be a cash bar and free appetizers. Admission is free and no reservations are needed. For more information, call (949) 224-2266 or go to


'West Side Story'

The Grammy Award-winning "West Side Story" comes to the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Segerstrom Hall. Tickets start at $20. For showtimes and more information, visit


Canstruction Orange County

Check out the 15 structures made out of canned foods that will be displayed throughout South Coast Plaza during Festival of Children, all of which will later be donated to the Orange County Food Bank.


Festival of Children

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